Weekend at a glance: Scouting for food flyers, Halloween fun, and Birds of Prey(No town parade)

Above: It’s time to get decked out. Halloween festivities start in town today. I hope none of the birds visiting this weekend mistake young library trick or treaters for prey! (Image left cropped from photo posted to flickr by Julie Corsi; right from Facebook)

A quick reminder of the events around town this weekend – with an update. Southborough Firefighters have announced cancellation of the annual SFA Costume Parade. They apologize for the inconvenience, but called it on account of rain.

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Trick or Treating at the Library (10:30 am – 4:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: All children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat at the library anytime during these Friday and Saturday hours. Drop in for Halloween themed crafts and games.
  • SYFS’ Halloween Party (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Finn School cafeteria, 60 Richards Road: Southborough Youth and Family Services’ annual party for kids 12 and under, accompanied by parents. Fun includes games, face painting, treats, arts & crafts, prizes and more. Admission costs $5 per child or $15 per family. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Scouting for Food – route selection (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Pilgrim Church, Common Street: All town scouts (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.) Come pick up your routes for the Scouting for Food Drive. (Please don’t show early – volunteers need to set up.) These are the streets for which scouts are responsible for posting flyers on mailboxes during Halloween day, then returning to on 11/4 to pick up contributions to the Food Pantry.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 

  • Scouting for Food – route selection (8:00 am – 10:00 am) @ Pilgrim Church, Common Street: All town scouts (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.) Come pick up your routes for the Scouting for Food Drive. These are the streets for which scouts are responsible for posting flyers on mailboxes during Halloween day, then returning to on 11/4 to pick up contributions to the Food Pantry.
  • Fay School Halloween Farmers Market (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) @ Harlow Circle in front of Fay’s Primary School, 25 Middle Rd: Fay School’s final Farmer’s Market this fall is featuring a Halloween celebration. The market will have a special Halloween theme with crafts and a costume parade for children and pets. The parade will take place at 11:30 am, and crafts will be available throughout the duration of the market. For details, visit: farmersmarket.fayschool.org
  • Trick or Treating at the Library (10:30 am – 4:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: All children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat at the library anytime during these hours. Drop in for Halloween themed crafts and games.
  • Birds of Prey (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, main floor: All ages are invited to learn about Birds of Prey and see them up close. Southborough Open Land Foundation invited in licensed game rehabilitator and breeder Tom Ricardi, a retired Fish and Game Warden with more than 30 years experience. For details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

  • Note – the previously scheduled SFA Halloween Parade & Contest have been cancelled due to the rainy forecast. 

For a reminder of Tuesday’s Halloween activities, click here.

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